Portland, OR – Crash on SE 82nd Ave near SE Flavel St Ends in InjuriesOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (May 6, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the Portland area on Thursday afternoon, May 5, left at least one person injured. Just after 3:10 p.m., emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of a collision on Southeast 82nd Avenue.
Reports provided by the Portland police Bureau show that a collision involving an unspecified number of vehicles occurred on Southeast 82nd Avenue near the intersection of Southeast Flavel Street. The police and firefighters responded to the scene and immediately secured the area. Crews went to work on clearing the roadway and removing debris.
Emergency medical services provided care to injured parties at the scene. Those in need of further assistance were transported to area hospitals.
The police department in Portland is currently investigating the crash.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope to make a full and fast recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Reports provided by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) show that around 94% of auto wrecks are caused by human errors. These can include actions like:
- – Driving while distracted by phones and other objects
- – Driving while impaired by drugs or alcohol
- – Speeding
- – Failing to yield the right of way to others
- – Failing to stop at stop signs or traffic control devices
Unfortunately, tens of thousands of people in our state are injured every year in traffic-related incidents. There are many cases when people suffer serious injuries that demand medical care. Some of the most common types of injuries suffered by victims include:
- – Broken bones
- – Traumatic brain injuries
- – Neck and soft tissue injuries
- – Internal organ damage
- – Spinal cord injuries
Suffering from these or other serious injuries can have both an immediate and long-term impact on your life. Quite often, victims have to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical care for their injuries. Covering these costs as well as the cost of repairing vehicles, while being unable to work can be incredibly challenging. For this reason, it is important that injured party seek the assistance of a car accident lawyer in Portland as soon as possible. Injured parties may be able to recover compensation for medical expenses, lost earnings, and various other damages they face resulting from their accidents.
Our Portland personal injury lawyers at Kivel & Howard have decades of experience protecting the legal rights of people in Oregon who have been harmed in accidents due to the negligence of others.
Our law firm is committed to helping each person we represent get justice. If you have been injured as a result of an auto accident, contact our Oregon personal injury law firm today by calling 503-796-0909 or 503-802-4800. Our lawyers are able to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss your case.
Note: We utilize several outside sources when creating this accident news post for Kivel & Howard. Our sources include news and media outlets, state and local police incident reports as well as statements taken from individuals who have witnessed the accident. Because of this, the facts surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writing staff. If you find any information that is inaccurate in our story, let us know and we will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove this post from our site upon request.
Disclaimer: These posts are written with the intent to provide Oregonians with overall driving and safety information in an effort to reduce the number of serious accidents that take place on our roads and highways. These posts are not intended to provide medical or legal advice of any kind. The photograph used in this story is not representative of the actual accident scene.